Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following cholecystectomy: a poorly recognized cause of acute reversible left ventricular dysfunction.

@article{Jensen2006TakotsuboCF,
  title={Takotsubo cardiomyopathy following cholecystectomy: a poorly recognized cause of acute reversible left ventricular dysfunction.},
  author={Jeffrey B. Jensen and Joseph F. Malouf},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={390-1}
}
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy is a distinct form of reversible ventricular dysfunction that usually affects elderly women. The clinical presentation includes a wide range of symptoms, and recovery is usually complete. We report a case of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy associated with cholecystectomy.